Cheesy Stuffed Red Peppers

Jessica Strayer


A twist to the usual green peppers!

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
35 Min


1 lb
ground beef
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 medium
white onion, diced
1 Tbsp
cilantro, fresh
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
4 medium
red bell pepper
1 c
beef broth, reduced sodium
1/4 c
tomato sauce
1 1/2 c
brown rice, cooked
4 oz
processed cheese, velveeta, shredded

How to Make Cheesy Stuffed Red Peppers


  • 1Heat oven to 400.
  • 2Spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame. Add onion, garlic and cilantro to the pan.
  • 3Saute about 2 minutes and add ground beef. Season with salt and garlic powder, and cumin and brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through.
  • 4Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
  • 5Combine cooked rice and meat together.
  • 6Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.
  • 7Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish and pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan.
  • 8Cover tight with aluminum foil and bake for about 35 minutes. Top with shredded cheese and enjoy.

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About Cheesy Stuffed Red Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Healthy